Bike to Work Week Party!

The weather forecast isn’t looking spectacular for our end of the week party, but I’m guessing you’ll be there anyway. Why? Because we’re going to have a lot of fun, and we’re giving away TWO bikes, gift certificates for Carson City’s best restaurants, and other great prizes!

End of BTWW Party
Bike to Work Week Party at the Firkin and Fox

  • WHAT:  Bike to Work Week Party – Come celebrate your hard work this week!
  • WHERE: The Firkin and Fox Pub. 310 South Carson Street (corner of 3rd and Main)
  • WHEN:  Friday, May 21st @ 6:00 PM

Here’s a look at the prizes we’ll be raffling.  The proceeds from the raffle will go to benefit Muscle Powered, Citizens for a Walkable and Bikeable Carson City (musclepowered.org)

  • 2 Beach Cruisers from Phat Cycles.  Once again we have a woman’s bike and a guy’s bike to give away.  Special thanks to Dan Turner at the Bicycle Authority for helping us get these two awesome bikes!
  • 1 $50 Gift Certificate from the Firkin and Fox!  Thank you to Jim Phalan and Vicki Shell for helping us to put on this event!
  • 2 $50 Gift Certificates from Adele’s Restaurant and Lounge, courtesy of owners Charlie and Karen Abowd!
  • 2 “Lunch for Two” Gift Certificates from Z Bistro, courtesy of owners Gilles and Tina Galhaut!
  • 4 Gift Certificates for Capitol Automotive, courtesy of owners Marcus and Lisa Marchegger.
  • Some bicycle goodies from Bike Habitat, courtesy of owner Denis Coyne.
  • Bike and Walk soft briefcases courtesy of NV Department Of Transportation.  Bill Story and NDOT really helped us advertise this year’s Bike to Work Week!
  • New Belgium Brewing Beer Ranger, Cody Dawson, will be handing out some cool New Belgium stuff.
  • …and more to come!

Raffle Tickets are 1 for $2, or 6 for $10. The drawing will be held at the Firkin and Fox during the party. You MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN, so come on down! Visit the Muscle Powered table to purchase your raffle tickets.

We’ll also be announcing the winners of our 2010 Bike to Work Week Corporate Challenge!  Challengers, get your results in early!

Muscle Powered Water Bottles
Muscle Powered Water Bottles

While you’re at the party, please take the time to become a Muscle Powered member. Memberships and donations provide the primary source of funding for Muscle Powered projects like Bike Month and Bike to Work Week. Additionally, a larger membership gives us more influence when working with City, State, and Federal government.

We’ve accomplished so much! Just today, the Carson City Board of Supervisors voted to sign the action plan to become a Bicycle Friendly Community . The city also strongly supports the further development of mountain biking and hiking trails in and around around Carson City. Show your support by becoming a Muscle Powered member! Can’t make the party? Visit http://musclepowered.org to download our membership form or use our new convenient PayPal service.

Muscle Powered Yearly Membership:

  • $10 Students/Seniors
  • $15 Individual
  • $20 Family

Bonus: Join Muscle Powered and receive a Muscle Powered water bottle! These high quality water bottles are made by Specialized and are BPA free. Two sizes are available, and they come in three colors. If you’re already a Muscle Powered member, come pick up your water bottle. You get two bottles for a family membership, $5.00 for any additional bottles.

Hope to see you at the party!

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